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Your Rights, One Voice: James’ Story

BY SEPTEMBER 26, 2018 – 2:26 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association For the last two years, James Wilson has worked as a behavioral health technician at an addiction treatment center in Illinois. James has found great meaning in this work with rehabilitation patients and has enjoyed his responsibility of conducting patient checks around the 23-acre…
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Your Rights, One Voice: Bella’s Story

 BY JUNE 24, 2019 – 11:45 AM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Bella Paladino is a typical eight-year-old from Maryland who loves to learn and play. Bella, a person who lives with type 1 diabetes, wears an insulin pump, which helps lessen the burden of diabetes and allows her to continue to learn and play with…
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Your Rights, One Voice: The Bemis Family’s Story

 BY JULY 10, 2018 – 4:47 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Our daughter Nora was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when she was two years old. While her diagnosis was initially a shock, over time, life with diabetes has become second nature to us and caring for Nora has made our family stronger. Nora is now five years…
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Your Rights, One Voice: Mary’s Story

 BY NOVEMBER 28, 2018 – 5:31 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Forestry Major, Mary Murdock, was excited to receive her welcome packet from AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) in the Spring of 2017. It meant that she was chosen to be a member of a full-time, residential, team-based community service program for young…
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The Roadmap to Diabetes Research

 BY APRIL 15, 2019 – 1:06 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Since 1952, the ADA has supported scientists and the life-saving research they conduct to ensure people with diabetes can live life to the fullest. Your support of scientists like the individuals below and the research they conduct helps ensure our vision of life free…
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Prince Hall Shriners and the ADA: Coming Together to Stop Diabetes

 BY AUGUST 28, 2018 – 12:03 AM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association The Prince Hall Shriners (PHS) is one of the world’s largest black fraternal organizations, with more than 25,000 members in the U.S. Over the last 10 years, the Prince Hall Shriners organization has partnered with the American Diabetes Association as part of their National…
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Pathway to Stop Diabetes: A Radical New Road for Diabetes Research

 BY AUGUST 20, 2018 – 8:14 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Letter from Karen Talmadge, PhD, 2018 Chair, American Diabetes Association Board of Directors: The American Diabetes Association’s Pathway to Stop Diabetes® research program is celebrating its fifth year of attracting a new generation of brilliant scientists into the field of diabetes research. I am pleased…
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May is Healthy Vision Month — What’s Your Vision of the Future?

 BY MAY 8, 2019 – 12:59 PM HEALTH By Anna Many people see the doctor every year for a physical. Most of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist to get our teeth cleaned. But what about your eyes? It’s important to take care of your eyes — just like you take care of the…
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Keeping Mom and Child Healthy After Gestational Diabetes [Guest Blogger

BY NOVEMBER 7, 2018 – 2:34 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association (NAPS)—Gestational diabetes is something to be concerned about after and not just during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. If you had gestational diabetes when you were pregnant, you and your child from that pregnancy have a…
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Introduction – LaShawn McIver, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Advocacy & Community Integrated Health

 BY OCTOBER 23, 2018 – 5:52 PM HEALTH By American Diabetes Association Thanks to the continued support of over 500,000 diabetes advocates like each of you, we continue to address the barriers faced by people with diabetes in their everyday life. Our fall newsletter outlines important highlights of activities from across the country. We recently celebrated…
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